The state enterprise “National Nuclear Energy Generating Company “Energoatom” has been transformed into a joint stock company, 100% of the shares of which belong to the state. This was announced by Taras Melnychuk, a representative of the Cabinet of Ministers in the Verkhovna Rada.
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According to him, the government decisions taken on Friday envisage the creation of JSC Energoatom, the approval of its charter and regulations on the supervisory board and the principles of its formation.
“It has been established that the joint-stock company is the legal successor of all property and non-property rights and obligations of the State Enterprise NNEGC Energoatom from the date of state registration of the joint-stock company,” noted Melnichuk.
According to the Prime Minister Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmigal, corporatization according to the best international standards will strengthen the quality of management, transparency and accountability of the company.
“This also opens up new opportunities for the development of our nuclear energy and partnership with international companies,” the Prime Minister emphasized.
The plan for transforming Energoatom into a joint stock company was approved by government decree No. 571-r dated June 27, 2023. The process should be completed by March 2024.
Energoatom is the operator of all four nuclear power plants in Ukraine. Operates Zaporozhye, South Ukrainian, Rivne and Khmelnitsky stations with 15 power units.